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No, they are here illegally and will be until they get a green card or register as a u.s. citizen

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How can you tell if a person is illegally in the US?

People who are legally in the country have some kind of document to prove it; in the case of citizens born in the country it is a birth certificate, and in the case of legal immigrants there are visas, green cards, or citizenship certificates. If a person cannot produce any such document then we may presume that this person is in the country illegally.

Will an illegal immigrant trying to leave US be arrested?

No, a person who has entered the US illegally is free to leave, and will not be arrested, unless, of course, there are other crimes in addition to illegal entry to the country for which this person is sought by the police. For example, a person who enters illegally and commits murder while in the country is no longer free to leave at will.

What is a person that brings things in the country illegally?


If a person enters the country illegally with the intention of receiving asylum but is denied then marries a US citizen what will happen when applying for the residency through marriage?

Once you are officially married to an American citizen, you can not be deported from the country, unless you engage in a criminal offense.

What are immigrants?

An immigrant is a person who enters into one country with the intention of settling there permanently. (emigrants are people who leave a country. The emigrants from one country are immigrants in their new country.)An illegal immigrant is one that enters a foreign country without obtaining the papers needed to enter that country or else after legally entering as a visitor, stays there without getting permission to stay on a permanent basis.

What document authorizes a person to in the country legally?

a green card is what authorizes a person to be in a country

What is the difference between emigrant and immigrant?

immigrant is a person who enters a country or enters a new place (new environment) emigrant is when someone leaves a country or enters a new place (new environment)

What country can legally marry a dead person?

Every country but America the land of the free! AMERICA!

What is a person that leaves their country because of danger called?

A person that leaves a country and enters another to escape danger, persecution or disaster is called a "refugee".

Why does a person who dies have to be declared legally dead when there is no such thing as illegally dead?

Well, you are technically correct in saying that there is no such thing as being illegally dead, although in some states, committing suicide is illegal. I know, how can the dead person be charged with a crime against themselves. Who knows.... A person has to be declared "legally dead" for many reasons. You have to declare somebody as dead so that nobody can vote, or collect social security benefits in their name.

Can the Town legally inspect your home without the home owners permission if the person staying in the house illegally lets them in?

The problem is, I don't think it's possible for someone living there to 'illegally' let them in. They were living inside the house illegally. They had no right being inside the house at all, and they let in the town, that's what I'm asking about. If they had no right to be on private property, how can they legally allow an inspector inside property they do not own?

What is a person who illegally smuggles humans?

a person who illegally smuggles humans is either a human trafficker, or a people smuggler

Would it be invalid if marrying an illegal immigrant who is married in another country?

Firstly, if the person is married in an another country and has come to a particular country illegally it is surely invalid to marry the person. Another thing, if the person is a citizen of that particular country in which he has married it is his right to first take a citizen of that country in which he is going to marry and then he can marry a person another to his own country.

What is someone called who lives in a country illegally?

Some say "undocumented", others say "illegal". I prefer to call the person by his or her name.

Can US citizen marry a person whose tourist visa expired?

No, the person is now considered to be within the U.S. illegally and he or she will have to return to their country of origin voluntarily or be deported.

What must the president do before he enters office?

First he has to be legally elected as President or else become president by succession. Second he must be "sworn in" by taking the oath of office before a person who is legally qualified to administer oaths.

Can a person who came into the US legally on a visitor's visa that is now expired petition for adjustment ot status through her US citizen husband?

Yes, a person who entered the country legally may adjust status from within the US. If the person leaves the country before the process is complete,

What do you call a person who tries to acess a computer illegally?

A hacker tries to access a computer illegally.

How can an illegal alien stay in this country if he has been deported once and reentered illegally?

The answer depends on which country "this country" is. Tor the US, the person has committed a criminal act and is subject to arrest and prosecution followed by deportation to his or her country of origin. Said person will be eligible for permanent residency in the US.

What is a pirateer?

A privateer is a person who legally captures or destroys the apposing country during war time.

A person who takes power illegally?


Person who accesses computers illegally?


What if the person is illegally in the UK?

They can be arrested and deported.

Do you need a divorce if you married overseas and the person never get to come to U.S?

Yes. If you are legally married in the other country, the US considers you legally married here.

What is the name for a person married twice illegally?

this person is called a bigamist